My friend Cathy is walking beside her dear Lou.
Walking through the valley of the shadow of death.
And while she fears no evil,
I know there is much she does fear.
Learning to live without her hero next to her is only one thing.
Many of you follow her blog; the link is at right.
Please pray for her, for Lou and their two sons.
Imagine how much support she can feel, if we surround her with our prayers.
Now imagine, if each person who reads this, who prays, takes a moment to write a note saying so on her blog. Then she could not only feel it, but know it.
For all of us who are left behind,
clinging to hope...
With Hope by Steven Curtis Chapman
This is not at all how
We thought it was supposed to be
We had so many plans for you
We had so many dreams
And now you've gone away
And left us with the memories of your smile
And nothing we can say
And nothing we can do
Can take away the pain
The pain of losing you, but ...
We can cry with hope
We can say goodbye with hope
'Cause we know our goodbye is not the end, oh no
And we can grieve with hope
'Cause we believe with hope
(There's a place by God's grace)
There's a place where we'll see your face again
We'll see your face again
And never have I known
Anything so hard to understand
And never have I questioned more
The wisdom of God's plan
But through the cloud of tears
I see the Father's smile and say well done
And I imagine you
Where you wanted most to be
Seeing all your dreams come true
'Cause now you're home
And now you're free, and ...
We have this hope as an anchor
'Cause we believe that everything
God promised us is true, so ...
So we can cry with hope
And say goodbye with hope
We wait with hope
And we ache with hope
We hold on with hope
We let go with hope